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1. Dangerous storm wreaks havoc on travel, Midwest
At least 1,265 U.S. flights were canceled and another 5,000 or so were delayed on the final day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend -- the busiest travel day of the year.
2. Dictionary.com reveals its word of the year
On the same tattered coattails of "toxic" picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford Dictionaries, Dictionary.com revealed its word of the year.
3. Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski secretly got married
“Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski got married Saturday in the rotunda of the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
4. Deadly California Camp Fire 100 percent contained: officials
The deadly northern California wildfire that destroyed the mountain town of Paradise and killed at least 85 people was 100 percent contained on Sunday, according to state fire officials.
6. Filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci dead at 77
Italian film-maker Bernardo Bertolucci, who won Oscars with "The Last Emperor" and whose erotic drama "Last Tango in Paris" enthralled and shocked the world, died Monday.
7. Trump threatens to close border permanently over migrant caravan
In a 6.19am tweet, the president said: “Do it by plane, do it by bus, do it anyway you want, but they are NOT coming into the U.S.A. We will close the Border permanently if need be. Congress, fund the WALL!”
8. Anxiety builds as NASA's Mars landing looms
InSight's journey of six months and 300 million miles (482 million kilometers) comes to a precarious grand finale Monday afternoon.
9. Ex-NFL star gets into puzzling vaccine debate on Twitter
Reggie Bush took to Twitter on Sunday with a question he wanted his 2.88 million followers to answer: Do they believe this extremely anti-vaccine video he just found?
10. Arizona grandmother and teen connected by accidental text spend 3rd Thanksgiving together
The sweet holiday tradition began in 2016 when Wanda Dench, now 61, sent Jamal Hinton, now 19, a text asking if he and his girlfriend were coming to Thanksgiving dinner this year.